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  • n. Ligature of Latin letters o and e.
  • n. open-mid front rounded vowel
  • n. Ligature of vowels o and e.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a diphthong, employed in the Latin language, and thence in the English language, as the representative of the Greek diphthong oi. In many words in common use, e alone stands instead of œ. Classicists prefer to write the diphthong oe separate in Latin words.


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